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  • Sports and Safety Managementby Steve Frosdick; Lynne Walley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 61.95

    Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events. Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions... more...

  • Icon, Brand, Mythby Max Foran

    Athabasca University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede: an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for 10 days every July. Since 1923, archetypal ?Cowboys and Indians? are seen again at the chuckwagon races, on the midway, and throughout Calgary. Each essay in this collection examines a facet of the experience?from the images... more...

  • The Walt Disney World Trivia Bookby Louis A. Mongello

    The Intrepid Traveler 2011; US$ 9.99

    Not a travel planner or guidebook, but a unique and entertaining collection of hundreds of multiple-choice trivia questions, fill with secrets and interesting facts about all aspects of Walt Disney World. more...

  • The Playful Crowdby Gary Cross; John K. Walton

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 49.99

    During the first part of the twentieth century thousands of working-class New Yorkers flocked to Coney Island in search of a release from their workaday lives and the values of bourgeois society. On the other side of the Atlantic, British workers heade more...

  • Evolutionary Playworkby Bob Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children?s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of the child. This revised edition reflects important... more...

  • The Immersive Worlds Handbookby Scott Lukas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Industry insider Scott Lukas teaches you how to design exciting, believable, authentic themed spaces. Make your immersive worlds come alive with the gems in this book, including key industry interviews and case studies! more...

  • Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisureby Ted Tedrick

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00

    Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure explores key factors in planning leisure and activity programs for this particular subgroup of aging persons. Readers will learn about community integration efforts, leisure education programs, consumer satisfaction, retirement issues, training for staff, and health, fitness, and arts programs.... more...

  • Renaissance Festivalsby Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    This ethnographic study of contemporary American Renaissance fairs focuses on the Maryland Renaissance Festival, in which participants recreate sixteenth-century England through performances of theater, combat-at-arms, processions, street hawking, and meticulously faithful historical reconstructions. It is also partly an autobiographical account of... more...

  • Disney & His Worldsby Alan Bryman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    This overview of the Disney organization, in particular the theme parks and their significance for contemporary culture, examines issues such as: whether the parks are harbringers of postmodernism; the significance of consumption at the parks; and business considerations in the Disney organization. more...

  • Circus Ageby Janet M. Davis

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00

    A century ago, daily life ground to a halt when the circus rolled into town. Across America, banks closed, schools canceled classes, farmers left their fields, and factories shut down so that everyone could go to the show. In this entertaining and provocative book, Janet Davis links the flowering of the early-twentieth-century American railroad circus... more...